Whether the only downward dog you’re familiar with is Fido, or you have mastered even the most complex poses, you’ve probably heard of the multitude of benefits of practicing yoga. Everyone has an opinion on the best studio or instructor, but the important thing is finding a good fit for you, even if it takes checking out a few studios and teachers. To help things along, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite yoga studios in Paramus!
Shree Yoga Studios
If you are searching for a small class in an intimate setting with personal attention from your instructor, Shree Yoga Studios should be high on your list. Whether you’re a complete newbie or looking to hone your advanced skills, Shree offers a variety of classes in a beautiful environment along the Saddle River. Bonus: they run many specials for first-time students, so be sure to check them out!
If a larger yoga community fits your needs a little better, give Bamboo Moves a try. This collection of studios and practitioners spans the greater Paramus area with locations in Forest Hills, Englewood, Palisades Park, and Baltimore. They’re also comprehensive, offering not just classes, but teacher trainings, workshops, and retreats. Their services even include energy healing and hypnosis.
Marilyn Monroe had it right: some do like it hot! If hot yoga is your thing, you have to check out Fire Shaper. They’ve taken Bikram to a new level and have focused their sessions on providing real results through dynamic and challenging classes. They also offer Pilates, Barre and Forge, and children’s yoga, making them your one-stop-shop for all of your fitness needs. Fire Shaper has multiple convenient locations in New Jersey and New York.
If variety is the spice of life, then Ho-Ho-Kus Yoga just north of Paramus has quite a kick! Whatever your skill level and personal needs, chances are they have something just for you. From prenatal yoga and “storytime” classes for toddlers to restorative and Iyengar yoga, Ho-Ho-Kus Yoga covers all the bases—and then some!
Ojas Yoga Center
For those who prefer very small or one-on-one yoga sessions, Ojas Yoga Center may be your perfect fit. Most classes are open to all levels, and beginners and prenatal moms are more than welcome to join in. For private sessions, Ojas offers training, therapeutic yoga, back-pain relief techniques, and classes for families. So bundle up the kids and head over to their location in Edgewater!
Shiva Shanti Yoga School
For many, yoga isn’t just a fitness class—it can also be a way of life. If you’re hoping to get serious about the spiritual, educational, and philosophical side of yoga, Shiva Shanti Yoga School can likely help you on your journey. Offering a variety of classes and spiritual workshops, Shiva Shanti is dedicated to keeping the yogic tradition alive through education and inspiration.
Have a favorite local studio? Share in the comments below!Posted May 28, 2015 by